NounWhoosh (plural Whooshes)
- A breathy sound like that of an object passing at high speed.
- "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." —Douglas Adams
- To make a breathy sound like a whoosh.
assibilate, assibilation, buzz, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, frication, frictional rustling, hiss, hissing, hush, hushing, lisp, rhonchus, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squelch, squish, sternutation, stertor, swish, wheeze, whish, whisper, whistle, whistling, white noise, whiz, zip
- IPA: /ʍʊʃ/, /wʊʃ/, /ʍuːʃ/, /wuːʃ/
- Rhymes: -ʊʃ